With a challenging curriculum in the fields of financial markets, financial institutions, corporate finance, and quantitative methods, the MBF offers a high-quality education in both theory and application. The curriculum is designed in such a way as to ensure that students are able to acquire the foundations in finance in the first semester. Subsequently, students are flexible to select courses according to their individual preferences. Various programming courses are also offered throughout the curriculum.
The MBF prepares you for a successful careeer in banking, consulting, asset management, insurance, industry, or academia. The typical graduate can choose from more than two job offers upon graduation. Moreover, in the past year, 95% of our graduates had a job offer three months after graduation.
The MBF community is truly international with students from over 25 different countries entering the programme each year. We encourage and enable our students to supplement their academic curriculum with international experience, such as exchange semesters, international research seminars, and double degree programmes with leading universities all over the world.
The MBF programme is offered by the School of Finance of the University of St. Gallen, one of the largest finance groups in continental Europe. Professors are internationally recognized for their leading academic research and their commitment to excellence in teaching.
The Alumni Club provides a close network for MBF graduates. The association organizes regular meetings and provides access to exclusive information, events, and people in the financial industry.
Our graduates know the ethical principles of business conduct and are able to apply them in decision making. They understand how to avoid financial misbehaviour and foster good business practices.
Financial Times Ranking
The MBF is consistently ranked as one of the top Finance master programmes worldwide (2021: 6th place). It is the leading Finance master programme in Switzerland and in the whole German-speaking region.